Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources & Announcements
ORLA continues to work on behalf of Oregon's hospitality industry to provide information and resources to help mitigate the negative impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19). With the fluid nature of this situation, ORLA intends to keep hospitality industry members informed by updating this resource page, emailing alerts, videos, and the CEO Message. To receive push notifications with coronavirus updates including actions you can take to assist us at ORLA in representing your interests, text “ORLA” to 52886.
April 28, 2020 - The Governor’s Medical Advisory Panel and the Oregon Health Authority requested feedback from ORLA on draft Phase One Reopening Guidance for the restaurant/bars/breweries sector; read draft guidance here. ORLA responded to the draft guidance with industry expertise; read ORLA's response here.
March 18, 2020 - ORLA President & CEO Jason Brandt and Director of Government Affairs Greg Astley presented testimony during the Joint Special Committee on Coronavirus Response on our work to protect, improve and promote Oregon's hospitality industry. See the COVID-19 Economic Impact on Oregon Hospitality Industry presentation (updated 3.19.20).
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RESTAURANT IMPACT SURVEY
The National Restaurant Association Research Group developed its latest survey (May 2020) to collect important data that will help in advocating for the strongest possible relief package.
ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY
Worksystems is working with the State of Oregon on two National Emergency Grants focused on averting layoffs and helping those who have already lost their jobs. They are seeking input to help inform these grants and make sure they meet regional business and worker needs